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It’s now been almost 24 hours since the operation.  I’m in pain most of the time, even with the pain meds that I’m taking.  Hopefully by tomorrow things will be better though.

Anything is better than the hospital though.  I hate the fact that they think I want see the first rays of sun when they open the curtains at 5 am.  Take my vitals if you must but I sure don’t want to wake up already!

These nurses would walk into our room and talk to each other as though there is no patient in the room, even though both of us are sleeping.  Not there to take our blood pressure or give pills or anything.  Just walking through the room, giving it a bit of a talk.  Sleep is not something one goes to hospital for, that’s for sure.

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I’m glad to be home.

21 responses

  1. Glad you home. Hope you feel better soon.

    I totally agree with you about not being able to sleep in hospitals. And I thought it was only in the maternity ward where you got woken up at such ungodly hours!!!

    March 11, 2009 at 6:06 pm

  2. Hope you have a wonderful and revitalising night’s sleep tonight and wake up with the pain gone.

    I totally agree about hospital staff total disrespect for a patent sleep!

    I’m not that crazy about being woken up at 4:30am. For a cup of tea!

    March 11, 2009 at 8:21 pm

  3. Ouch. That looks and sounds incredibly painful, and I know surgery like that can take MONTHS to recover from. Hope you do, though, quickly, and that your typing skills aren’t limited.

    March 11, 2009 at 8:34 pm

  4. hope you get well soon babe! I think being around your family will be just what you need 🙂

    March 11, 2009 at 8:51 pm

  5. brandii

    (((hugs))) and speedy recovery my friend 🙂

    March 11, 2009 at 9:26 pm

  6. Kimberly

    ((HUGS))) Melany! Praying for a speedy recovery!

    March 11, 2009 at 10:30 pm

  7. (((HUGS))) Hope you recover quickly!

    March 11, 2009 at 10:46 pm

  8. Wenchy

    Ek probeer vreeslik uitfigure wat jou hemp se. Ek neem aan dit se I HEART WENCHY… but I wasn’t sure?

    Sterkte vriendin. Baie medikasie en so hoor? ‘n teetjie ook and sit op jou lipstick. Ek het jou so lief, meer as die volkstem en so. 🙂

    March 11, 2009 at 11:17 pm

  9. my3boysandi

    im sori I missed this until today
    praying that u feel better very soon
    pleased ure home

    March 12, 2009 at 8:22 am

  10. I hate being in hospital as well – purely because of that 5am nonsense – I am usually awake at that time (cos I am not well) but I don’t like being woken up by hospital staff.

    March 12, 2009 at 8:33 am

  11. sarah

    I think they like to wake everyone up at 5am so that all patients are ‘taken care of’ before they do their shift change. agree that is sucks though!

    Love your ‘Bob the Builder’ duvet cover 😉

    I hope your pain lesses soon. hugs to you

    March 12, 2009 at 8:51 am

  12. Anito

    I am a Registered Nurse. Sometimes nurses has to go inside the room to check if the IV is still dripping, or the urinary catheter is already full. Or other things. But yeah, let me apologize for the unnecessary noise on the process.

    I hope you are okay now. 🙂

    March 12, 2009 at 10:45 am

  13. Moaning Myrtle

    Hope you recover soon.

    March 12, 2009 at 11:45 am

  14. Hope you’ll be fine soonest….

    March 12, 2009 at 1:59 pm

  15. I hope you feel better soon!

    March 13, 2009 at 3:26 am

  16. I am so glad you’re home and recovering Mel.

    March 13, 2009 at 7:32 am

  17. I am very much not into hospitals either. Hope your pain eases soon.

    March 13, 2009 at 5:14 pm

  18. Melanie, hope you heal quickly and are blessed with lots of help and tender love & care while you recover.

    March 13, 2009 at 6:02 pm

  19. I hope you feel better soon and have a fast recovery. Blessings to you.

    March 13, 2009 at 10:32 pm

  20. I was thinking about you today and wondering how you were feeling. I hope some of the pain is getting better and that all four of those boys are taking good care of you!

    March 14, 2009 at 3:20 am

  21. Hope you feel better soon and that you get help with the kids soon!!

    March 14, 2009 at 9:31 am

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